Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Yield: 12 each 9 oz entree servings

Ingredients:

Ritz Crumble Topping

  • 2 cups Ritz crackers, coarsely chopped in food processor (measure after processing)
  • 1/3 cup Butter, unsalted, melted
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika

Directions:

  1. Heat Reser’s Signature Macaroni & Cheese in steamer for 20 minutes, or until heated through.
  2. For Ritz Crumble Topping, mix coarsely processed crackers and smoked paprika with melted butter.
  3. Place onto a parchment-lined half sheet pan and bake at 300°F for 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Remove and let cool before placing into a 6th
  5. Open the heated bag of mac and cheese and place into a steam table pan and fold in the smoked Gouda and half of the green onions.
  6. To serve, portion 9 oz of the mac and cheese base into serving container and top with 2 Tbsp of the Ritz crumble and garnish with sliced green onions.